Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for the Aging Population

Bioactive Foods in Chronic Disease States

Edited by

  • Ronald Watson, Professor of Health Promotion Sciences, Mel and Enid Zuckerman Arizona College of Public Health and School of Medicine, Tucson, AZ, USA
  • Victor Preedy, Department of Dietetics, King's College London, UK

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for the Aging Population presents scientific evidence of the impact bioactive foods can have in the prevention and mediation of age related diseases. Written by experts from around the world, this volume provides important information that will not only assist in treatment therapies, but inspire research and new work related to this area.
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Nutritionists, dieticians, biomedical researchers whose focus is addressing the dietary needs of the aging population; food scientists targeting health-related product development.


Book information

  • Published: October 2012
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-397155-5

Table of Contents

Antioxidant supplementation in health promotion and modulation of aging: An overview

Dietary effects on epigenetics with aging

Bioactive foods in Aging: role in cancer prevention and treatment

Vitamins and Older Adults

Food and longevity genes

Diet, social inequalities and physical capability in older people
Dietary Patterns/Diet and Health of Adults in Economically Developing Countries

Diet and Aging: Role in Prevention of muscle mass loss

Dietary calories on cardiovascular function in older adults

Mediterranean lifestyle and diet: Deconstructing mechanisms of health benefits

Creatine and Resistance-Exercise: A possible role in the prevention of muscle loss with aging

Exercise in the maintenance of muscle mass: effects of exercise training on skeletal muscle apoptosis

Taurine and Longevity-Preventive Effect of Taurine on Metabolic Syndrome

Preventing the Mental Ill Health Epidemic: An Overview

Energy metabolism and diet: effects on healthspan

Nutritional hormetins and aging

The health benefits of the Ayurvedic Antiaging drugs (Rasayanas): an evidence based revisit

Selenium, selenoproteins, and age-related disorders

Antioxidants and Aging: From Theory to Prevention

Diet and Brain Aging: Effects on Cell and Mitochondrial Function and Structure

Bioactive Prairie Plants & Aging Adults: Role in Health & Disease

Ginseng and Micronutrients for Vitality and Cognition

Asian Medicinal Remedies for Alleviating Aging Effects

Legumes, genome maintenance and optimal health

Minerals and Older Adults

Bioactive foods and nutrients: Role on inflammation and arthritis in atheletes

Effects of beef on inflammation affecting arthritis

Skeletal Impact of Soy Protein and Soy Isoflavones in Humans

Soy: animal studies; spanning the lifespan

Molecular Mechanisms Underlying the Actions of Dietary Factors on the SkeletoN

Aging, zinc and bone health

Potassium and arthritis

Dietary Antioxidants and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe) in the treatment and prevention of arthritis: a review

Mechanisms of fish oil modulated inflammation and health

Flavonoids and immunomodulation

Anti-inflammatory properties of genetically modified lactic acid bacteria

Medicinal Efficacy of Indian Herbal Remedies for the Treatment of Arthritis

Anti-inflammatory herbs for arthritis

Antioxidant and Anti-inflammatory actions of Passion fruit peel extract in modify arthritis, hypertension, and asthma

Bioactive foods and their emerging role in immunomodulation, inflammation and arthritis

General beneficial effects on health of Pongamia Pinnata (L. ) Pierre

Anti-atherogenic effects of ginger (Zingiber officinale Rosc.): Scientific observations and ethnomedicinal validation

Nutrition, aging and Sirtuin 1

Inhibitory effect of foods compounds on autoimmune disease